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Palm School for UF/IFAS Master Gardeners

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UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension

7620 SR 471

Suite 2

Bushnell, FL 33513

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Palm School for Master Gardeners

  • Palm Anatomy and Morphology/Diagnosing Palm Problems (90 minutes)

9:00-10:30 AM

This presentation will describe the morphological structure and physiological growth of palms and compare to dicot trees, and describe the basic methods needed for diagnosis of palm problems.

BREAK for 15 minutes

  • Palm Physiological Disorders (60 minutes)

10:45-11:45 AM

Many disorders of palms appear to the untrained eye as problems due to diseases or insects. This session will explain the important points to consider regarding normal palm structures and diagnosing physiological disorders other than those caused by poor nutrition.

Break for Lunch – 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Palm Nutritional Deficiencies (60 minutes)

12:30-1:30 PM

This presentation will focus on nutrient deficiencies - symptoms, causes and management.

BREAK for 15 minutes

  • Palm Fertilization and Pruning (60 minutes)

1:45-2:45 PM

Yes, these two topics do go together. This presentation will discuss the proper way to prune palms to minimize stress and nutritional deficiencies. This presentation will also point out the differences among palm fertilizer formulations and discuss the best techniques for fertilizer applications.

Break for 15 minutes

  • Top Three Palm Diseases (45 minutes)

2:45-3:30 PM

This presentation will describe diagnostic features of the top three palm diseases, the causal agents, and their management.

FAQs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questions? Please call Donna Lester at (352) 569-6864

Is lunch being served?

Yes. Lunch will be from Oakwood Smokehouse and Grill

What's the refund policy?

There will be no refunds.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes. Bring your ticket to the registration table at the event.

Will there be handouts?

Yes. We will have handouts for each presentation.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes.

When do ticket sales end?

September 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

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UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension

7620 SR 471

Suite 2

Bushnell, FL 33513

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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